Tag Archives: Antivirus

Windows Antivirus: Performance- & Stability issues

[German]In this blog post I like to take up a tiresome topic. It is about the performance and stability problems caused by virus scanners on Windows 10 clients as well as on server environments. What is the cause and what … Continue reading

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Update KB4052623: Microsoft fixes Defender Scan Skip Bug

[German]Microsoft has released the update KB4052623 for the Windows Defender anti-malware platform for Windows 10 on March 24, 2020. This update also fixes the irritating message that files were skipped during a scan. Advertising

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Security: AVAST disables JavaScript in AV program

[German]A serious vulnerability in its antivirus solutions has forced the security provider AVAST to disable JavaScript in its products for security reasons. Here are a few details. Advertising

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Security Update for Symantec Endpoint Protection

[German]If someone is using Symantec Endpoint Protection on their Windows clients, the antivirus solution should be updated quickly. This is because older versions have critical security vulnerabilities. Advertising

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Sophos SafeGuard Enterprise and LDAP Channel Binding

[German]A brief information for administrators of Windows systems running Sophos SafeGuard Enterprise. Sophos has published an article that addresses issues related to Microsoft’s planned LDAP channel binding and LDAP signing requirement. Advertising

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Fail: Avira pushes Free Security Suite over Antivirus of paying customers

[German]Antivirus vendor Avira has begun to install its Avira Free Security suite on systems of paying customers with Avira Antivirus Pro (or updated the Free Antivirus product to the Free Security Suite). Here is some information what I know so … Continue reading

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Windows 7 antivirus protection in 2020

[German]In this blog post I like to give a short overview for Windows 7 users who continue to use the operating system and are looking for antivirus software. Advertising

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Microsoft Security Essentials (MSE) for Windows 7 receive definition updates after January 14, 2020

[German]Microsoft made an U turn. If you run Windows 7 SP1 after January 14, 2020 and use the Microsoft Security Essentials as antivirus software, you will still receive signature updates (against the previous announcement). Advertising

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Trend Micro WFBS 10.0 SP1: Patch Build 2185 released

[German]Just a brief note: Trend Micro has released Patch Build 2185 for its Worry Free Business Security (TM WFBS) Version 10.0 Service Pack 1. This provides Windows 10 V1909 compatibility and some fixes of know issues. Advertising

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Windows 7: Soon End-of-Life for Microsoft Security Essentials

[German]Just a notification for Windows 7 SP1 users, who are using Microsofts Security Essentials (MSE) as an antivirus solution. Redmond stops updating the Microsoft Security Essentials (MSE) soon. MSE is reaching End-of-Life (EOL). Advertising

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